MEDIA ALERT: THURSDAY (OCT. 24)
Rourke Educational Media Sponsors edWeb.net Webinar,
“Informational ebooks and Common Core State Standards”
When: THURSDAY (Oct. 24) | 5 p.m. EDT/2 p.m. PDT
Who: The presenter for this Rourke Educational Media-sponsored edWeb.net webinar is Carl Harvey, school librarian at North Elementary School in Noblesville, Ind., who is a noted thought leader in the industry. The webinar host is Tunisia Pullins, manager of professional development, for Rourke Educational Media.
What: Titled “Informational ebooks and Common Core State Standards,” Thursday’s webinar will look at how CCSS are causing shifts a redesign to curriculum and instruction. “It is a perfect opportunity to think about which new resources will be needed and in what formats,” Harvey says. “For example, when it comes to ebooks, what kind of role are they going to play in this redesign?”
Rourke Educational Media is the new sponsor of edWeb.net’s popular professional learning community, Exploring ebooks for K-12 Community, which provides teaching ideas and discussions about how to integrate ebooks into the classroom, and help educators work with their colleagues to accelerate their adoption.
Where: To join the “Exploring ebooks for K-12” Community, visit edweb.net/ebooks. To register for the webinar, visit this link.
More: Rourke Educational Media helps to improve student learning through traditional print publishing, digital publishing, and response to intervention learning solutions that support local and national standards. The company’s mission is to engage students, support educators, and increase student learning with budget friendly solutions designed for learning and available on multi-digital and print platforms that will help transform the educational performance of a school or school district.
Contact: Doug Thompson
Thompson Drake Public Relations
541.322.9345 (direct) or 541.419.4471 (cell)